Greater Twin Cities Region

The Greater Twin Cities Region provides programs and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in the metro area including Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington counties.

 

Region Programs

People living in the region and throughout Minnesota can access programs and services provided by The Arc Minnesota. For details, click here

 

Programs that are located within the Greater Twin Cities Region include the following:

GetSet! for Employment – The program prepares students with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their parents for the transition from school to an adult life with competitive employment as an expectation. The GetSet!™ program is a 6-week curriculum-based program. Click here.

 

Education and Training

Education and Training events located in the Twin Cities Region and webinars can be found here

 

Contact Information

The Arc Minnesota

2446 University Ave. West, Suite 110

Saint Paul, Minnesota 55114-0855

 

Toll-free:  833.450.1494

Local: 952.820.0855

Fax: 952.920.1480

arcminnesota.org

 

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June 2018

Social Security 101

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Arc Minnesota, 2446 University Ave W, Suite 110
St Paul, MN 55114 United States
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This session will address both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Most of the session will focus on SSI, but will also include a presentation by the Work Incentives Connection staff member on the relationship between both disability benefit programs and work.   If you are in need of interpretive services or accommodations, please contact The Arc Minnesota (952.920.0855) with your request two weeks prior to the event. Haddii aad u baahantahay turjubaan ama waafaajin, fadlan…

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Tapemark Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament

June 8 - June 10
Southview Country Club, 239 Mendota Road East
West St Paul, MN 55118 United States
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The Tapemark Charity Pro-Am Supports The Arc Minnesota For over 44 years, the Tapemark Charity Pro-Am has been improving the lives of people living with developmental disabilities. The tournament was founded by two visionary men, Bob Klas Sr and Pat Cody Sr, who saw an opportunity to support those living with disabilities by establishing unique golf events based on competition and camaraderie. The Tapemark Men's and Women's Golf Tournaments, the longest-running charity events of their kind in the Midwest, are…

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Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee – Twin Cities Region

June 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2018

The Arc Minnesota, 2446 University Ave W, Suite 110
St Paul, MN 55114 United States
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Free

Join The Arc’s Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee and make change happen! You’ll build skills and become a leader while you work on important issues.  Members learn about issues, plan activities and work on goals as a team. Some members lead meetings or speak at events. Committee meetings are from 5:00-7:30 pm on the second Tuesday of every month at The Arc Minnesota. 

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Special Education Overview for Hmong Families: Early Childhood – Twin Cities

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Arc Minnesota, 2446 University Ave W, Suite 110
St Paul, MN 55114 United States
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This presentation prepares parents for changes that occur when their child moves from early childhood special education services to school-based services. Learn the difference between the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) and an Individualized Education Program (IEP), and how services may be delivered. This workshop also covers the process of developing an IEP and how to work as a member of an IEP team.   Register for Special Education Overview for Hmong Families: Early Childhood Workshop using the form on…

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South of the River Down Syndrome Networking Group

June 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 18, 2018

Shepherd of the Valley Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road
Apple Valley , MN United States
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Join the South of the River Down Syndrome group in rooms 20 & 21 of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Apple Valley. The Arc’s networking groups give parents and caregivers of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities a place to share information, resources, and emotional support. Most groups are led by parents of children with disabilities who understand the issues parents face. 

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Anoka Area Autism Support Group

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until July 17, 2018

Faith Lutheran Church, 11115 Hanson Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433 United States
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Free

The Arc Minnesota's support groups give parents and caregivers of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities a place to share information, resources, and emotional support. 

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2018 Arc in the Park

June 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Como Park Pavilion, 1199 Midway Parkway, St. Paul
St. Paul, MN 55103 United States
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Bring the whole family and join us for an evening of fun! Arc in the Park is a great place to connect with families and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and get to know more about The Arc Minnesota. With music, food, carousel rides, face painting, games, dilly bars, and other activities, there is something for everyone!   The event is located at Como Park Pavilion, 1199 Midway Parkway in St. Paul. There are three parking lots nearby and street parking…

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July 2018

Healthy Relationships & Sexuality

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until July 12, 2018

Augustana Lutheran Church, 1400 South Robert Street
West Saint Paul , MN 55118 United States
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The Arc Minnesota’s Relationships and Sexuality classes are curriculum-based classes that offer people with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities a wide-range of accessible information about healthy relationships and sexuality. These sessions will cover a variety of important topics including different types of relationships, sexual feelings and attraction, decision making, public and private space, communication and how to be safe. Please register for this event using the form on this page. You can register for all 3 sessions, or each session individually. …

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Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee – Twin Cities Region

July 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2018

The Arc Minnesota, 2446 University Ave W, Suite 110
St Paul, MN 55114 United States
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Free

Join The Arc’s Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee and make change happen! You’ll build skills and become a leader while you work on important issues.  Members learn about issues, plan activities and work on goals as a team. Some members lead meetings or speak at events. Committee meetings are from 5:00-7:30 pm on the second Tuesday of every month at The Arc Minnesota. 

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Healthy Relationships & Sexuality

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until July 12, 2018

Augustana Lutheran Church, 1400 South Robert Street
West Saint Paul , MN 55118 United States
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The Arc Minnesota’s Relationships and Sexuality classes are curriculum-based classes that offer people with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities a wide-range of accessible information about healthy relationships and sexuality. These sessions will cover a variety of important topics including different types of relationships, sexual feelings and attraction, decision making, public and private space, communication and how to be safe. Please register for this event using the form on this page. You can register for all 3 sessions, or each session individually. …

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